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Administration Safeguards Afghans from Returning to Danger

Advocates for Afghan Women Scholars and Professionals, among many groups striving to bring at-risk Afghans to safety, welcome this step forward with the Departments of State and Homeland Security’s endorsement of the Afghan Adjustment Act reported here by Human Rights First.

Nuclear Weapons and Human Rights

Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) cordially invite you to Nuclear weapons and human rights, an online event on February 28 to commemorate Nuclear Remembrance Day, World Future Day and the final day of WeTheWorld 40 Days of Peace.

Civil Society Continues to Call the World Community to Action on Afghanistan

As the fate of Afghanistan falls into the tightening grip of the Taliban, International Civil Society continues to call for action to mitigate the human suffering and keep alive the possibilities for peace. We encourage all members of the GCPE to find an action or actions to call upon their own governments and UN representatives to take up the cause of human rights and peace in Afghanistan.

Educating for Peace in a Frightened World

Colins Imoh, a Nigerian peace educator, reflects on how some of the basic concepts of peace education, among them, equality, solidarity, and universality, are challenged by the unprecedented conditions of a pandemic in which all are literally “in fear for their lives.”

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